Tag Archives: Harlem

What We Learn When Writing a Memoir

Recently, when a neighbor’s son started medical school, he told me he would have to learn 15,000 new words in the next four years. What I found most interesting was that as a college graduate, his vocabulary already consisted of … Continue reading

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It was an honor to have Afterlife in Harlem to be among ten fiction nominees for the Phillis Wheatley award at the Harlem Book Fair. Harlem Book Fair Phillis Wheatley Book Awards

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Bill Clinton Loves Being Connected to Harlem After fifteen years, Bill is still faithful to Harlem. Some residents feel he abandoned the community when he moved his main office to the city’s business district. Not me. He still maintains an … Continue reading

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Thanks, Max Rodriguez at QBR: The Black Book Review

     

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‘Hamilton.’ the Play Called Bold, Sexy…Historically Respectful

You may not be listening to me, but accolades keep pouring in for both Hamilton, the man, and the play  ‘Hamilton.” David Brooks calls it: “Bold…sexy, tear-jerking…historically respectful.” He could easily be saying this about my book, Afterlife in Harlem … Continue reading

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